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How to Clear Bathroom Clogs

Clogs can be found in bathroom sinks, tubs and toilets. Here are helpful instructions on how to clear out those nasty clogs in no time.

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Top 37 Drains Projects

  1. 1. How to Install a Shower Pan and Drain

    Licensed contractor Amy Matthews shows how to prepare the subfloor and install a shower pan and drain. Proper installation of a sturdy...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 2. The No-Clog P-Trap (01:24)

    At the IBS in Las Vegas, Amy sees a P-trap sink drain that never clogs.

  3. 3. Desperate on Dogwood (20:00)

    This landscape screams "help" and has neighbors asking for an intervention.

  4. 4. Draining Patio (04:43)

    See how one soggy lawn is transformed into a usable draining patio.

  5. 5. Winterizing Sprinklers (00:01:24)

    Protect your sprinkler system with these winterizing tips.

  6. 6. Drain Covers (00:43)

    A look at Iron Age Designs' decorative grate covers.

  7. 7. French Drains (03:02)

    French drains channel water away from a house or through a garden or bed.

  8. 8. Power DrainStick (00:56)

    The Power DrainStick is a flexible, battery-operated drain-cleaning system.

  9. 9. Ultimate French Drain (20:01)

    A drainage problem is solved underground with a kicked up French drain.

  10. 10. Shower Drain Rough-In

    Host Amy Matthews demonstrates how to turn a pipe in a gravel bed into a usable shower drain.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 11. Innovators (06:15)

    Tools that solve problems with a brand-new approach.

  12. 12. How to Install a Track Drain System

    The goal is to dig the trench at a slight pitch, or angle, to allow gravity to pull the water along the pipes and out the clear out.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 13. How to Snake the Main Drain

    Sometimes unclogging a drain can be difficult. That's where a jetting machine comes in to tackle the situation.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 14. Bathtub Blues (00:04:25)

    Once the bathtub goes in, the Laws' bathroom reno goes down the drain.

  15. 15. Ultimate French Drain (04:42)

    A problem-solving French drain is disguised by a dry creek and plants.

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